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Saturday, February 19, 2022 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 20, 2022 4:00 PM // Hill Auditorium

Fiddler on the Roof in Concert

 

As we emerge from the pandemic, Fiddler on the Roof provides a unique opportunity to explore the impact of how our communities and traditions are impacted by surrounding socio-political upheavals.

Our 2022 world of Fiddler is examined through a broader contemporary lens, embracing a diverse cast of individuals impacted by oppression and displacement, and telling a vital Jewish narrative while simultaneously exploring the contemporary global context of cultures, diasporas, and families forced to become refugees in order to chart paths forward. Anatevka, a shtetl in Tsarist Russia, represents a community clinging to the ways of the past as the world around them changes at a rapid pace.

In this semi-staged theatrical concert performance, professional singers will grace the stage alongside phenomenally talented U-M Musical Theatre students to create a special event that will premiere in Hill Auditorium and then be performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra as part of a multi-faceted creative partnership. A robust suite of contextual events will explore the major themes of the work and their ongoing significance to our lives today. The performance features the orchestral arrangement of the score by a young John Williams, which premiered in the movie version 50 years ago and has never been heard live.

This presentation is a project of UMS, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance/Department of Musical Theatre.

Fiddler on the Roof is presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also provided by MTI. mtishows.com

LEAD PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Menakka and Essel Bailey
  • Patti Askwith Kenner
  • Ken and Noreen Buckfire
  • University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Elaine and Peter Schweitzer
  • Don & Judy Rumelhart (and exclusive supporters of the music directorship for Mr. Andy Einhorn)

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Tim and Sally Petersen
  • Herbert S. and Carol L. Amster Endowment Fund

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Oscar Feldman Endowment

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors

MEDIA PARTNERS

Buy Tickets

Fiddler on the Roof in Concert
Hill Auditorium
Starting at $14 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Buy Tickets Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

 

 

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2/19/22 8:00 PM
2/20/22 4:00 PM

Hill Auditorium

Fiddler on the Roof in Concert

Buy Tickets
Starting at $14 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available
DETAILS

As we emerge from the pandemic, Fiddler on the Roof provides a unique opportunity to explore the impact of how our communities and traditions are impacted by surrounding socio-political upheavals.

Our 2022 world of Fiddler is examined through a broader contemporary lens, embracing a diverse cast of individuals impacted by oppression and displacement, and telling a vital Jewish narrative while simultaneously exploring the contemporary global context of cultures, diasporas, and families forced to become refugees in order to chart paths forward. Anatevka, a shtetl in Tsarist Russia, represents a community clinging to the ways of the past as the world around them changes at a rapid pace.

In this semi-staged theatrical concert performance, professional singers will grace the stage alongside phenomenally talented U-M Musical Theatre students to create a special event that will premiere in Hill Auditorium and then be performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra as part of a multi-faceted creative partnership. A robust suite of contextual events will explore the major themes of the work and their ongoing significance to our lives today. The performance features the orchestral arrangement of the score by a young John Williams, which premiered in the movie version 50 years ago and has never been heard live.

This presentation is a project of UMS, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance/Department of Musical Theatre.

Fiddler on the Roof is presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also provided by MTI. mtishows.com

BUY TICKETS

Fiddler on the Roof in Concert
Hill Auditorium
Starting at $14 (+ fees)
$12-20 student tickets available

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Buy Tickets

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

SPONSORS

LEAD PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Menakka and Essel Bailey
  • Patti Askwith Kenner
  • Ken and Noreen Buckfire
  • University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance

PRESENTING SPONSORS

  • Elaine and Peter Schweitzer
  • Don & Judy Rumelhart (and exclusive supporters of the music directorship for Mr. Andy Einhorn)

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Tim and Sally Petersen
  • Herbert S. and Carol L. Amster Endowment Fund

PATRON SPONSOR

  • Oscar Feldman Endowment

FUNDED IN PART BY

  • UMS Sustaining Directors

MEDIA PARTNERS

COMMENTS
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